Definitions

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  • n. That which conveys contagion or infection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which conveys contagion or infection.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which conveys contagion.

Etymologies

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Latin pestis pest + ductus a leading, from ducere to lead.

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